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German lorry driver charged after M25 crash

Ten vehicles including three lorries were involved in the crash on the M25 near Lakeside Credit: ITV News

A German lorry driver has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving following a ten-vehicle crash on the M25 in Essex.

Anton Maizen, 58, from Darmstadt in Germany, was arrested following a collision on the M25 at near Lakeside on Tuesday 2 April.

He has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving as well as causing serious injury by dangerous driving and was due to appear before Basildon magistrates court on Thursday.

A 79-year-old man from Ilford was certified dead at the scene of the collision. Five others including a child were taken to hospital.

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